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Forum: Canniversary
Aug 6th 2019, 9:47 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,956
Posted By Poppit

Re: First big milestone.... 9 years in Canada

Hi Britainbound1

If/when we move back to the UK it will probably be the hardest decision we will ever make. We desperately want to move back but know that realistically we will have to wait until...
Forum: Canniversary
Jul 26th 2019, 6:10 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,956
Posted By Poppit

First big milestone.... 9 years in Canada

Congratulations on surviving 10 years. We have just managed 9 years last week. Our experience is somewhat like yours with similar likes and dislikes. However, we are in Alberta, not a place I want...
Forum: Canniversary
Jul 20th 2016, 2:03 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,801
Posted By Poppit

Re: Six years today

Good-luck, and fingers-crossed you are successful. 😀


Poppit
Forum: Canniversary
Jul 19th 2016, 3:54 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,801
Posted By Poppit

Re: Six years today

It is a great place to live. Mountain views and it's proximity to Canmore, Kananaskis, Banff and Lake Louise make it an ideal location.

Lots of building going on at the moment so perhaps you...
Forum: Canniversary
Jul 19th 2016, 3:59 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,801
Posted By Poppit

Re: Six years today

Hi Magnumpi


Yes we got citizenship in May last year; it will be a while before the boys can apply but at least we are all here together.


PS: I sent you a private message. :-)


Poppit
Forum: Canniversary
Jul 18th 2016, 10:12 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,801
Posted By Poppit

Six years today

Well, it is the first time since we arrived that I have written a canniversary.


Six years ago we arrived in Calgary with two suitcases, nowhere to live, no jobs, and no vehicles. Six years on,...
Jun 28th 2016, 4:58 am
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By Poppit

Re: PR interviews

Hi Annashep

Pretty sure it is your landing interview. My son and his common-law partner had their interview in Calgary last week. They applied inland in Nov 2015 and received PR last week. My...
Jan 24th 2016, 2:26 am
Replies: 21
Views: 28,291
Posted By Poppit

Re: Teaching in Canada with PGCE

Hi Bert07

Well, I taught A Level Business Studies in the UK for 14 years before moving to Calgary in 2010. I was offered a contract position in a post secondary institution teaching IT. I needed...
Jan 22nd 2016, 4:47 am
Replies: 21
Views: 28,291
Posted By Poppit

Re: Teaching in Canada with PGCE

I also had a PGCE and a BA when I came to Canada 5 years ago; however, my experience has been different to many of the posters on here.

I acquired a teaching job within 5 weeks of arriving in...
Aug 28th 2015, 9:54 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Poppit

Re: Common-law (Inland/Outland) Dilemma

Great.

Thank you!

Poppit
Aug 28th 2015, 8:48 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Poppit

Re: Common-law (Inland/Outland) Dilemma

Thank you so much for your prompt response. :thumbsup:

Can I just ask: will she be granted visitor status when they come back to Canada at the airport? They will have evidence of common-law just...
Aug 28th 2015, 6:24 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Poppit

Common-law (Inland/Outland) Dilemma

Hi All

My son got his PR in July through EE as a skilled worker. He and his partner will have evidence of a common-law relationship in November.

Dilemma
She is currently on her 2nd IEC visa...
Aug 18th 2015, 9:07 pm
Replies: 1,438
Views: 161,794
Posted By Poppit

Re: Express Entry Scores and Progress Thread

My son landed two weeks ago. No LMiA or PNP nomination. Does have a permanent job though. iTA April 10. Submitted full application May 7, Passport Request July 20, so about 10 weeks in all.
...
Jul 21st 2015, 3:23 am
Replies: 1,438
Views: 161,794
Posted By Poppit

Re: Express Entry Scores and Progress Thread

Hopefully, you won't be too much longer. :fingerscrossed:

Today, my son received a letter stating his PR application was almost complete and needs to send a photocopy of all passport pages, 2...
May 16th 2015, 11:10 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,019
Posted By Poppit

Re: EE PR approved!

I'd also be interested to know this!

Thanks Poppit
May 16th 2015, 4:48 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,019
Posted By Poppit

Re: EE PR approved!

Fantastic! :thumbsup:

Congratulations.

Poppit.
May 12th 2015, 10:54 pm
Replies: 1,167
Views: 265,622
Posted By Poppit

Re: CIC Citizenship timelines

Applied Dec 2013
Test March 23, 2015
Citizenship Oath Today (May 12, 2015).

Calgary Office 17 months.

Hope this helps!

Poppit
May 9th 2015, 11:57 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By Poppit

Re: Bridging Open Work Permit - Express Entry

Your guess is as good as mine.

The timeline was posted on another forum and indicates that they have received a BOWP.

I suspect time will tell as the first round of applicants apply for BOWP's....
May 9th 2015, 9:46 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By Poppit

Re: Bridging Open Work Permit - Express Entry

Someone on another forum received a BOWP a few days ago using the electronic AOR in the FSW stream.

My BOWP arrived at my home on May 5, 2015.

Here is my timeline:
AOR - February 18, 2015...
May 9th 2015, 4:30 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By Poppit

Re: Bridging Open Work Permit - Express Entry

Thank you so much JB.

Yes he has a work permit that is due to expire in Aug.

Poppit
May 9th 2015, 1:22 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By Poppit

Bridging Open Work Permit - Express Entry

Hello All

Has anyone applied for a Bridging Open Work Permit (BOWP) while waiting for their Express Entry application to be processed? If so, at what stage of the EE process did you apply for...
May 7th 2015, 4:58 am
Replies: 1,438
Views: 161,794
Posted By Poppit

Re: Express Entry Scores and Progress Thread

Congratulations Withabix.

Can I ask how long it took before you received an AOR?

Thank you

Poppit
May 7th 2015, 12:52 am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,528
Posted By Poppit

Re: Express Entry and Proof of Funds

Thanks for the responses.


He applied under CEC but because he qualifies under both streams his ITA indicates he should apply under FSW. He has the funds, so will provide the proof as requested...
May 6th 2015, 4:34 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 7,666
Posted By Poppit

Re: Me and my Wife's profile - How to proceed!!!!

Hi Abdul

Your application may well have been accepted; however, my son's application was received on Dec 12, 2014, and not processed because the cap had been reached. His documents did not arrive...
May 6th 2015, 12:37 am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,528
Posted By Poppit

Re: Express Entry and Proof of Funds

Hi Tirytory

Thank you for your response!

An AEO is arranged employment opportunity.

Did you supply funds with your initial application or have CIC requested it since?

Poppit.
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